Mechanical

AFE Cold Air Intake Install

With my new AFE Power Cold Air Intake (CAI) in hand it was time to get the install finished. Last week I work on moving part of my electrical system to provide the space for the CAI to be installed in my Toyota FJ Cruiser. The air box does not take much more room than…

AFE Cold Air Intake – First Look

We are finally seeing some after market parts for the redesigned engine in the 2010 and newer Toyota FJ Cruisers. The man in brown delivered one of the first to me last week, the new AFE cold air intake (CAI). The AFE CAI replaces the stock CAI with an air box that manages a higher air flow…

Rear Differential Breather Relocation

All of the gear boxes on the FJ Cruiser have breather caps on them. The breather cap allows the gear box to release pressure and prevent pressure from being applied to the seals. The breathers can present a problem when submerged. When a gear box is cooled quickly by water the pressure drops and it…

2010 FJ Cruiser Re-gear Problems

I did a little research on Monday about getting the FJ re-geared to 4.55 gears and there is a big hold up. The 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser uses a new carrier and gears in the rear differential. I had the dealership look up both the 2009 and the 2010 and the part numbers are different.…

Safari Snorkel Installed

This morning I installed my new Safari Snorkel on our 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser. ARB does not spec the snorkel for the 2010 but the SS415HF Snorkel can be made to fit. To get the Snorkel to work on the 2010 there are a few different steps that must be taken.  First remove the Air…